Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (8/21-8/22)

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Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound:

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (8/21-8/22) is designed to increase the participant’s knowledge and competence to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations in an Emergency or Critical Care setting. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course is taught by leading pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound experts and includes lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live pediatric models and inanimate phantoms.

  • Available as a Live, Online, Webinar and Blended Course (Online + Scan Workshop)
  • 3:1 Participant to Instructor Bedside Scanning Ratio (The Best in the Ultrasound Industry)
  • Additional Training Videos, and Books are also available to assist in your training
  • ACCME Accredited
  • Instruction by Leading Pediatric Ultrasound Experts
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Follows ACEP and WINFOCUS Ultrasound Guidelines
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills & Scanning Proficiency
  • Log of 30+ Pediatric Ultrasound Examinations
  • Free Pre-Course Webinar on Imaging Fundamentals

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Credits:

  • 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Approved for 16 MOC point(s)
  • 16 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Topics:

  • E-FAST
  • Pediatric Urinary Tract, GI Applications
  • Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
  • Head and Neck
  • Soft-Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Scrotal Ultrasound
  • Advanced Thoracic Applications
  • Lung Imaging, Trachea
  • BLUE/FALLS Protocol
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Vascular Access
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Focused Cardiac Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
  • Shock & Hypotension: RUSH Protocol
  • How to Start an Ultrasound Program
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Objectives:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations.
  2. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  3. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and recognize commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease and the GI tract in infants and children.
  4. Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST).
  5. Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia and endotracheal tube placement.
  6. List the benefits of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures such as vascular access and lumbar puncture.
  7. Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination on a pediatric patient.
  8. List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
  9. Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize commonly seen abnormalities (optional session).
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Faculty:

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Stephanie Doniger, MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP
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Bret P. Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1100/Pediatric-Emergency-and-Critical-Care-Ultrasound | 727.363.4500

 

How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound

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How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound

How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound Hot Tip is brought to you by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Program Coordinator Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT as he demonstrates a short cut to locate the gallbladder by using the right kidney as a reference point. Learn how to locate the Gallbladder with Ultrasound by using the right kidney as a reference point as well as many other tips and tricks in the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound (June 5-7, 2017). Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound hands-on course (June 5-7, 2017) is the first step in obtaining a strong foundation in order to begin performing and/or interpreting Abdominal & Primary Care Examinations. The Introduction to Abdominal & Primary Care Ultrasound training course (June 5-7, 2017) is taught by leading experts and covers abdominal, trauma, thyroid, scrotal, and soft-tissue applications. This abdominal ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms.

  • Lecture & Hands on Instruction with Abdominal Ultrasound Experts
  • Increase Your Diagnostic and Interpretation Skills
  • Topics Covered Based on AIUM Practice Guidelines
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Interactive Case Studies
  • Immediately Integrate Skills Learned into Clinical Practice

TOPICS:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Abdominal Anatomy/Scan Techniques
  • Abdominal Aorta
  • Liver Sonography & Pathology
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tree Sonography & Pathology
  • Spleen, Pancreas, and Renal
  • Scrotal / Testicular
  • Evaluation of the Appendix & GI Tract
  • Thyroid
  • E-FAST Exam, Soft Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Interactive Case Studies

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret abdominal ultrasound examinations.
  2. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  3. Perform scan protocols and routine measurements that are utilized during an abdominal ultrasound evaluation.
  4. Identify normal/abnormal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and abdominal vasculature.
  5. Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis (optional lecture).
  6. Demonstrate routine examination protocols associated with the ultrasound evaluation of renal artery stenosis (optional lecture).
  7. Differentiate normal/abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the thyroid, testes/scrotum, and appendix.
  8. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST exam).
  9. Demonstrate the use of ultrasound for evaluation of soft-tissue pathology.
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

CREDITS:

24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit
20.75  ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound.

Click or Call to learn more about the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound Course | 727.363.4500

FACULTY:

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Salvatore LaRusso M.Ed. RDMS, FAIUM, RT(R)
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Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
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Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP
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Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

How to Differentiate the Internal from the External Carotid Artery

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How to Differentiate the Internal from the External Carotid Artery

How to Differentiate the Internal from the External Carotid Artery Hot Tip is brought to you by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Instructor Rob Daigle, BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS, as he demonstrates how to differentiate the Internal from the external carotid artery using ultrasound and the anatomy. Learn how to differentiate the internal from the external carotid artery tip as well as many others in the Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Course. The Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging hands-on course is the first step in obtaining a strong foundation in order to begin performing and/or interpreting Carotid Ultrasound Examinations. This vascular ultrasound course/program is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts and includes lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and knowledgeable hands on instructors.

  • Taught by Leading Vascular Ultrasound Experts
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • 70+ Interactive Case Presentations with an Audience Response System
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills and Scanning Proficiency

Topics:

    • Doppler & Color Fundamentals
    • Carotid Anatomy & Physiology
    • Normal Spectral Analysis
    • Carotid Scan Protocol
    • Disease Progression & Stenosis Assessment
    • Carotid Imaging Pitfalls
    • Interactive Case Studies
    • Evaluation & Measurement of Intima-Media Thickness
    • Carotid Abnormalities
    • How to Structure a Report

Objectives:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging ultrasound examinations.
  2. Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the cerebrovascular system into the Carotid Duplex examination.
  3. Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls and/or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis.
  4. Perform routine scan protocols and Doppler calculations in a complete carotid duplex/color examination.
  5. Differentiate normal/abnormal spectral Doppler/color characteristics.
  6. List methods for obtaining quantitative information and state the diagnostic relevance of each measurement.
  7. Characterize plaque morphology and other pathology associated with cerebral vascular disease.
  8. Perform Intima-Media Thickness measurements and state the clinical significance as a screening method for cardiovascular disease.
  9. Integrate the information to include and prepare a structured report for a carotid ultrasound examination.
  10. Apply diagnostic criteria for accurate interpretation of carotid duplex/color flow examinations
CREDITS

24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22.5  ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course.

Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1084/Introduction-to-Carotid-Duplex-Color-Flow-Imaging | 727.363.4500

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William B. Schroedter, BS, RVT, FSVU
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Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
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Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
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Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course:

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course (May 11-12) is the perfect course for obtaining a strong foundation for performing and/or interpreting upper & lower extremity peripheral arterial and venous ultrasound examinations. Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course is taught by leading vascular and interactive case presentations by the masters of Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound. Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course you will experience extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models.

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course is taught by leading Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course Course Experts. Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course is also offered as a Blended Education (Online Course + Scan Workshop) option where you would complete the online course prior to the course begin date and come to our campus on St. Pete Beach, Florida for the afternoon scan workshops. If you can’t make it to our campus on St. Pete Beach, Florida, this course is also offered as a live (real time) interactive webinar.

  • Available as a Live, Online, Webinar and Blended Course (Online + Scan Workshop)
  • 3:1 Participant to Instructor Bedside Scanning Ratio (The Best in the Ultrasound Industry)
  • Additional Training Videos, and Books are also available to assist in your training
  • ACCME Accredited

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course Credits:

16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 16 MOC point(s)
13.5  ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course Topics Covered:

  • Venous Anatomy, Scan Techniques & Normal Characteristics
  • Duplex / Color Evaluation of LE, UE DVT
  • Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency
  • Duplex / Color Evaluation for Venous Ablation Procedures
  • Types of Vein Ablation Procedures
  • Pre-Procedure Mapping
  • Post-procedure Mapping
  • LE Arterial Anatomy & Physiology
  • Clinical Exam & Indirect Testing
  • Direct Testing & Duplex Scanning
  • Live Demo: Arterial Duplex of Lower Arterial Disease

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course Expert Faculty:

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Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
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Rob Daigle, BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS

Registration is quick, affordable and easy. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1086/Introduction-to-Peripheral-Vascular-Duplex-Color-Flow-Imaging | 727.363.4500